Clayton County elementary school locked down after incident

An elementary school in Clayton County was locked down Monday afternoon after an incident nearby, authorities said.

Oliver Elementary School was on lockdown starting at 3:15 p.m. for about an hour and a half after a man with a rifle was spotted standing on his property near the school, Clayton County Schools spokeswoman Vicki Gavalas said.

The lockdown was lifted and parents were in the process of picking up their children late Monday afternoon.

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Mattie’s Call canceled for man reported missing from Grady hospital

Atlanta police on Sunday canceled a Mattie’s Call for a 73-year-old man reported missing last week from Grady Memorial Hospital.

Freddie Teasley, who police said has mild dementia, had last been seen at Grady last Sunday.

Police said early Sunday that he had been found.

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Missing Atlanta man, 50, found

A Mattie’s Call was canceled Thursday for a man who had been missing since March 19.

Authorities said 50-year-old Mitchell Fincannon of Atlanta man has been found.

He had last been seen in a car on Decatur Street. An alert was issued two days later.

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Mattie’s Call canceled for woman with Alzheimer’s

Upon my arrival I spoke with the complainant, Jerry Connell, who advised his
wife, Peggy Eady Connell, left the residence on this day at 18:00 hrs and was
going to the Wal-Mart in Monroe to get her prescription filled and also stop
by the Pizza Hut in Monroe. Mr Connell stated his wife suffers from Alzheimer
disease and when she didn’t come home he began to call and check on her.
The first phone call was made at 19:00 hrs and he spoke with his wife who
advised she was in traffic and coming home. It was two hours later at 21:00 hrs
that Mr Connell made contact with is wife for the second time. This time his
wife advised she was in Loganville on a back road. Mr Connell asked if he could
come get her and she told him no she would find her way home. Another two hrs
had passed and Mr Connell called his wife for the third time. This call was
made at 23:00 hrs and Mrs Connell said she was in Between heading home. When
she did not come home, Mr Connell called 911.
Mrs Connell was …

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2 toy guns prompt school lockdown

Two students with two toy guns prompted a temporary lockdown Friday afternoon at a Clayton County elementary school.

The toys were found at Pointe South Elementary, on Thomas Road in Riverdale, according to school leaders. The students, whose names were not released, were being questioned.

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Cobb road reopens after suspicious package detonated

George Busbee Parkway, which was closed for a brief period Friday while Cobb police investigated a report of a suspicious package in the area, has reopened.

Late Friday morning, the Cobb bomb squad went to a homeless camp near Town Center at Cobb, where they located the suspicious package, Officer Mike Bowman of the Cobb County Police Department said.

Officials closed George Busbee Parkway at Town Center Drive while investigators “examined what they had,” Bowman said. “Once we determined it was safe, the roadway was opened back up.”

The package was detonated, Bowman said.

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Discharged patient located safe

Anthony Kevin Sharpe

A statewide Mattie’s Call was issued Thursday for a man last seen after being discharged from Grady Memorial Hospital. But the man was located safe a few hours later, according to police.

Anthony Kevin Sharpe, 33, was last seen at 4:30 p.m. at the downtown hospital, according to Officer John Chafee with Atlanta police. Sharpe, who has been diagnosed with autism and a diminished mental capacity, left before a caregiver arrived, according to police.

Sharpe was located shortly after 10 p.m., police said.

No further details were released.

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Missing 71-year-old Marietta man found

Wilbert HudsonA Mattie’s Call alert posted Tuesday for a missing 71-year-old Marietta man was canceled early Wednesday after Wilbert Eugene Hudson was found safe.

Hudson, who was recently diagnosed with dementia, had last been seen at Grady Memorial Hospital about 3:30 p.m. Monday.

He was found at that same location, Officer Kim Jones with the Atlanta Police Department said Wednesday.

Jones said Hudson was admitted to Grady early Wednesday “seeking treatment for back pain.”

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Missing Atlanta woman located

Renita TaylorA Mattie’s Call issued Tuesday for a missing 50-year-old Atlanta woman has been canceled, police said.

Renita Lynette Taylor, who reportedly has schizophrenia, was located Wednesday morning, according to Atlanta police spokeswoman Kim Jones. Jones did not say where Taylor was found.

Taylor had last been seen around 1 p.m. on Warren Street in southeast Atlanta, according to authorities.

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Dawson County sheriff seeks convicted sex offender

The Dawson County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Reno Glynn Parks, who is on probation after serving time for a child molestation conviction.
Authorities say Parks moved from his last known address in Gainesville without the knowledge or approval of his probation officer.
Anyone with information on Parks should call the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office at (706) 344-3535.Reno Glynn Parks

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